Botanical Garden

Botanical Garden

The Department of Botany maintains a botanical garden in the college which spread over an area of 5850 sq. feet. The botanical garden of college is housing more than 100 plant species that include a wide variety of plants ranging from Bryophytes to angiosperms. We have also included several medicinal plants species such as Ocimum sanctum, Rauvolfia serpentina (Sarpagandha), Withania somnifera (Ashwagandha), Datura sp., Terminalia arjuna, Terminalia bellirica, Bryophyllum pinnatum, Asparagus spp., Aloe vera, Adhatoda vasica etc. The garden also hosts gymnosperms such as Cycas revoluta, Zamia spp., Araucaria spp., Thuja orientalis, Cupressus spp. The leaves and other organic wastes generated in the garden are converted into organic fertilizer using a well developed vermicomposting unit installed in the garden. The vermicomposting generated from this unit is used as plant nutrient in the garden.

Botanical Garden Photos

Plants growing in Botanical garden of G.C.W Parade Jammu

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Increase urine output,  control joint pain and obesity 

Acorus calamus (Bariyan)

Used for gastrointestinal (GI) problems including ulcers, inflammation of the stomach lining (gastritis), intestinal gas (flatulence), upset stomach and loss of appetite (anorexia)

Adhatoda vasica

Treating bronchitis, tuberculosis and other lung disorders

Aloe-vera (Kawaar –Gandal)

Heals burns. Due to its soothing, moisturizing, and cooling properties and often used to treat burns, Improves digestive health. Promotes oral health, Clears acne, Relieves anal fissures.

Ageratum conyzoids

Treat fever, rheumatism, headache, colic, wounds caused by burns, dysoepsia

Agave americana (Century plant)

Having Antiseptic, wound-healing, and anti-inflammatory properties

Azadirachta indica

Treats Acne. Neem has an anti-inflammatory property which helps reduces acne, Nourishes Skin, Treats Fungal Infections, Useful in Detoxification, Increases Immunity, Insect & Mosquito Repellent, Prevents Gastrointestinal Diseases, Treats Wounds.


Used for furniture, domestic purposes

Aegle marmelos (Bael)

Anti-inflammatory in nature, treat  Tuberculosis

Bryophyllum pinnatum

To treat the diabetes, dieresis, dissolving kidney stones, 

Bauhinia variegata

Anti-bacterial, anti-helmintic, anti-arthritic, anti-inflammatory, anti-diabetic, immunomodulatory, hepato- protective, anti-oxidant, trypsin inhibitor and anti-carcinogenic activity

Bougainvillea spectabilis

Having Potential use as anti-fertility

Codiaeum variegatum (Croton)

Fruits are used to treat dysmenorrhoea, the seeds as purgative, the bark to treat dyspepsia and the roots to treat dysentery. The bark is also used to treat chronic enlargement of the liver and remittent fever

Cheilocostus speciosus

Rhizome has been used to treat fever, rash, asthma, bronchitis, and intestinal worms

Chrysanthemum  L.

Used for treat the chest pain (angina), high blood pressure, type-2 diabetes, fever cold headache, dizziness, and swelling

Caryota urens (Fish tail palm)

Seminal weakness and urinary disorders, flower is used for gastric ulcers ,migraine

Cycas revoluta

For making boxes bottle stands  

Coleus Sp.

Used to treat allergies, dry eye, skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis, obesity, painful menstrual periods, irritable bowel syndrome

Cupressus torulosa

Provides Durable wood used for general construction

Dypsis lutescens (Areca palm)

Used as Air purifier


Treat intestinal worms, fluid retention, poor appetite, and trouble sleeping


Used against snakebites, and to treat rheumatism and gout externally. It is also used to treat tumor and warts

Duranta erecta 

Antimicrobial, Antioxidant and insecticide properties

Datura innoxia

Used to treatment insanity, fever, diarrhea, scabies, piles, ulcers, cold, asthma, cardiac disorders etc.

Euphorbia tirucalli (Pencil cactus)

To cure Rheumatism, warts, cough, asthma, ear-ache, tooth-ache and neuralgia

Euphorbia milii

Antifungal and antinociceptive property 

Euphorbia tirucalli (Pencil cactus)

Used for rheumatism, cough, asthma, ear-ache, tooth-ache

Euphorbia royleana

Treatment of many aliments including paralysis, ear-pain and loose motion

Euphorbia pulcherrima

Treat fever, stimulate breast milk production

Hibiscus rosa- sinensis

Used to care Hair as a preparation. It is also used to shine shoes in certain parts of india. It can also be used as a pH indicator.

Malvavisus penduliflorus

The fruit can be used to make jelly or syrup. Both the fruit and flowers are used to make herbal teas.

Mimosa pudica

Used to treat for hemorrhoids and urinary infections

Magnolia qrandiflora

It is used in the treatment of malaria and rheumatism

Monstrea deliciasa

Its fruit is full of vitamin C and B, calcium phosphorous, 

Mirabilis jalapa

Diuretic, purgative,

Murraya koenigii

Treating piles, inflammation, itching, fresh cuts, dysentery, bruises, and edema


Treating ulcers, haemorrhoids, leprosy, herpes 

Nyctanthes arbor-trists (Parijat)

Anti-helminthes and anti-pyretic besides it is used as a laxative, in rheumatism, skin ailments and as a sedative

Ocimum basilicum  (Nayazposh)

To cure Headaches, coughs, diarrhea, constipation, warts, worms, and kidney malfunctions


Treating diabetes, high cholesterol, obesity and hangovers

Ocimum sanctum

Anti-aging, treats kidney stones, relive headaches

Pongamia pinnata

Millettia pinnata

Treatment for tumors, piles, skin diseases, ulcers

Pinenta dioica (All spice)

Treatment of high blood pressure, obesity and digestion problem

Psidium guajava

Anti-inflammation, to cure diabetes, hypertension, wounds, pain relief, fever, diarrhea, rheumatism, lung diseases, and ulcers.

Phyllantus emblica (Amla)

Used to treat diarrhea, jaundice, and inflammation.

Pterospermum acerifolium

Treat headache, ulcers, cough, cold etc

Putranjiva roxburgii

Treatment of eye disorders, burning sensation, elephantiasis, difficulty in micturition, azoospermia and habitual abortions

Plumbago zeylanica

Stubborn chronic rheumatoid arthritis, skin diseases and tumors growths

Plectranthus ambonicus  (Ajwain)

To cure Digestive, genito-urinary and respiratory disorders, skin infections and pain, epilepsy

Phoenix dactylifera

Used for detersive troubles, treatment for sore throat, colds, bronchial asthma

Polyalthia longifolia (Ashoka tree)

Used for treatment of fever, skin diseases, diabetes, hypertension

Phoenix dactylifera

Used as Detersive and astringent in intestinal troubles, treatment for sore throat, colds, bronchial asthma, to relieve fever, cystisis

Punica granatum

To treat sore throats, coughs, urinary infections, digestive disorders, skin disorders, arthritis, and to expel tapeworms

Quisqualis indica

Combretum indicum(Rangoon Creeper)

Used as expulsion of intestinal worms with anticancer health benefits

Ricinus communis

Used to treat the Abdominal disorders, arthritis, backache, muscle aches, bilharziasis, chronic backache and sciatica, chronic headache, constipation, expulsion of placenta, gallbladder pain, period pain, menstrual cramps, rheumatism, sleeplessness, and insomnia

Rosa indica

Treatment of diarrhea, asthma, leukoderma and inflammation of mouth. oil is used for cosmetic industries

Rauvolfia serpentia

Reserpine (drug) is used to treat high blood pressure.

Salvia splendens (Sage)

Used for control of diabetes mellitus

Syzgium cumini (Dhallan)

To treat sore throat, bronchitis, asthma, thirst, biliousness, dysentery and ulcers. It is also a good blood purifier

Solanum nigrum (Makoi)

To cure Ulcers and other skin diseases. The fruits are used as a tonic, laxative, appetite stimulant, and for treating asthma

Sensevieria trifasicata (Mother-in-law’s tongue)

Treat ringworm and fungal diseases

Tinospora cordifolia

To cure Diabetes, high cholesterol, allergic rhinitis (hay fever), upset stomach, gout, lymphoma


Anti-epileptic, anti-oxidant 

Tradescantia Pallida (Purple heart)

Anti-inflammatory, anti-toxic supplement and also used to improve blood circulation

Thevetia peruviana

To cure the intermittent fevers


Its oil is used to treat the respiratory bronchitis

Thunbergia erecta

Traditional medicine for treatment of insomnia, depression and anxiety management.

Terminalia chebula (Harad)

Used as Mouth wash, lotion for sore eyes

Terminalia arjuna

To cure Angina pain, hypertension, congestive heart failure

Withania somnifera (Ashwagandha)

To treat Asthma, diabetes, hypertension, stress, arthritic diseases, and cancer.

Yucca aloifolia

To treat Osteoarthritis, high blood pressure, migraine headaches, inflammation of the intestine (colitis), high cholesterol, stomach disorders, diabetes, poor circulation, and liver and gallbladder disorders

Ziziphus mauritiana (Baer)

To control Diabetes, high levels of cholesterol or other fats (lipids) in the blood (hyperlipidemia), insomnia

Zephyranthes rosea

Widely cultivated as ornamental plants

Trees in Campus


Ficus religiosa

Skin  and eye diseases, Diabetes,diarrhoea


Ficus bengalensis

Astringent to  bowels, treatment of ulcers, vomiting fever, inflammations, leprosy


Magnifera indica

Fruit for eating, antiseptic, anaemia , vermifuge tonic, used for toothache, haemorrhage,piles, asthma and  bronchitis